2018 in Review: 10 AI Quotes

The last 12 months saw unprecedented international public discourse around all things AI. As part of our year-end wrap-up, this week Synced looks at what ten notable people had to say about artificial intelligence in 2018:

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Tsinghua University Launches Institute For AI; Hires Google’s Jeff Dean As Advisor

China’s prestigious Tsinghua University is opening a dedicated AI research centre. The Tsinghua University Institute for Artificial Intelligence will be led by Dean Bo Zhang (张钹) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Tsinghua Director of Academic Committee Andrew Chi-Chih Yao (姚期智), a Turing Award Laureate. The announcement was made at today’s Tsinghua-Google AI Symposium in Beijing.